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Cheryl Axleby, is calling on the Queensland government to take immediate action to end the abuse of children.
The call comes after an ABC Four Corners report revealed details of the abuse of dozens of children aged between 10 and 17 while in detention in police watch-houses in Queensland. Cheryl Axleby is the CEO of Aboriginal legal Rights Movement, Nati...
Labor has announced that it will investigate opportunities to relocate S-B-S' Sydney-based headquarters from the north shore to Western Sydney if elected.
Labor has said the feasibility study is estimated to cost around half a million dollars, and is in addition to a previous commitment that it will provide 20-million dollars to S-B-S for Australian content and provide 2-million dollars to S-B-S to...
The Prime Minister and opposition leader are set to face off again with both leaders agreeing to another election debate on Wednesday night.
The announcement came as treasurer Josh Frydenberg and the opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen went head to head Monday in a debate on the Australian economy. The third Leaders' debate will be hosted by the National Press Club and chaired b...
Former NRL superstar, Jamal Idris and his brother have launched new and revamped culturally relevant funeral products for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across the country.
Youpla, the name of the new company, is actually a reincarnation of the former Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund, also known as the ACBF Group. ACBF is a 25-year-old funeral expenses benefit provider, with 95 per cent of its customer base being o...
Already seven candidates have resigned or have been dis-endorsed for controversial comments or social media posts.  
The resignations and dis-endorsement of candidates this election campaign from all corners of the political landscape is unprecedented. This candidacy exodus has left many community leaders in Australia questioning the vetting process of candida...
The Living Pavilion is celebrating Indigenous knowledge, ecological science and sustainable design at Melbourne University until the 17th of May.
The Living Pavilion features sixty free public events including artworks, performances and presentations that celebrate Melbourne’s natural environment. The centrepiece of the event is an installation, by Aboriginal artist Dixon Patten, made of 4...
During the Miracle Month of May (01/05-31/05/2019), Miracle Babies Foundation is calling on Australians to help families challenged by prematurity or sickness.
The birth of any child is a miracle, but for parents of the 1 in 10 (9%) babies born prematurely, it can be a traumatic journey. Kylie Pussell co-founded Miracle Babies Foundation in 2005 after several traumatic experiences. She says Miracle Mont...
Being Aboriginal connects me to this land, connects me to the people. Being Muslim grounds me spiritually and gives me that connection to God. -  Sabah Rind
Sabah Rind is a Muslim Aboriginal woman from Western Australia with Badimaya Yamitji and Balochi Afghan ancestry. She has a background in finance and recently graduated with a Master of Human Rights. She works with Aboriginal communities in WA in...

Weekend sports preview

The A-League finals begin this Friday night and continue over the weekend,  plus there's N-R-L,  A-F-L and plenty more going on in another busy weekend of sport.
Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia (TSAA) is launching a new interactive app called TAC’TICS  designed to support the education and awareness of the Syndrome.
TAC’ICS will be rolled out in schools - for free - by Tourette Sydndrome Association Australia (TSAA) during Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week (6/05 – 12/05.  Launching the app will also mark TSAA’s 30th Anniversary....
Djirra, an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with specialist expertise in family violence opened a new branch in Bendigo this week and will launch another branch in the Latrobe Valley next week as part of its state-wide expansion.
The new branches will house Djirra’s Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service program (AFVLS). Its’ from these locations that teams of lawyers and paralegal support workers will be able to provide wraparound, culturally safe legal and non-legal s...
"One of Us?" symposium will be held in Perth tomorrow (02/05/2019) seeking to help the community gain a deeper understanding of the recent Christchurch and Sri Lanka terrorist attacks.
“One of Us?” is a joint project of Curtin University and the Museum of Freedom and Tolerance WA (MFTWA) Distinguished Professor Suvendrini Perera, a co-convenor of the event, explains that the symposium was conceptualised after the Christchurch m...
The families of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March filed a lawsuit against the aircraft manufacturers Boeing in Chicago.
Amnesty has welcomed that the ALP has recognised the need to address the ongoing over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system at a Federal level, but is calling for action on locking kids up. 
The Labor Party is promising a parliamentary commission of inquiry into a controversial water buyback if it wins the May 18 election.
One of the questions that remains unanswered is actually who benefited from the profits made on a 2017 water buyback approved by the then-water minister Barnaby Joyce. Labor made a request for the complete release of all the documents associated ...